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Study shows cane sugar, corn sweeteners have similar effects on appetite

... Monsivais. Much of the evidence that linked corn sweeteners with obesity came from animal-based metabolic studies using pure fructose. This study, on the other hand, used beverages sweetened with two types of high-fructose corn syrup: HFCS 55, which contains about 55 percent fructose and 45 percent glucose; a...

Halos and horns: Fixing the 'taste' of diet soda

...uth-feel is the culprit? For one thing, artificial sweeteners have been greatly improved and extensively studied. "Taste profiles for artificial sweeteners now closely match the one for sucrose, which humans describe as the perfect sweetness," Lee said. ...

News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience

...ly arose from a reduced binding efficiency between sweeteners and their T1R2/T1R3 receptors in 129 mice. In response to saccharin, the response patterns suggested that B6s perceived the artificial sweetener as sweeter and less salty than 129s. 4. Endocannabinoid Signaling and Febrile Seizures Kang Chen, Axe...

Sweet 'water taste' paradoxically predicts sweet taste inhibitors

A scientific paradox linking artificial sweeteners such as saccharin with a sensory experience in whi... tweaking the sweet taste receptor and finding new sweeteners and inhibitors that can be used both by food industry and in medicine," states senior author Paul A....

How sweet it isn't -- preference for alternatives to sugar based on sour, bitter tastes

...ity asked 30 college students to rate 13 different sweeteners and sweet substances, including sugar, based on ho..., sour and metallic tastes that accompanied the 13 sweeteners and sweet substances. Each participant rinsed his or her mouth out thoroughly with water between tas...

Living taste cells produced outside the body

...rly, new molecules, including potential artificial sweeteners or bitter blockers, can be evaluated to see if they interact with taste receptors to activate the cell. Another important avenue for research aims to help people who have lost their sense of taste from radiation or diseases. Identification of factor...

Success tastes sweet for scientists

...lp pave the way for the development of low-calorie sweeteners that mimic natural sugar and leave no bitter after...e first time measured how sugar and some synthetic sweeteners interact with two types of taste receptors on the tongue," said Dr Graeme Conn in Manchester's Facul...

Bad aftertaste? New sensory on/off switch may 'cure' bane of artificial sweetener search

...timal sweetener. In contrast to all the artificial sweeteners it has a pure sweet taste, no aftertaste and no ad...2 was inhibited in vitro by a variety of non-sugar sweeteners and bitter tastants." The tastants included: (artificial sweeteners) saccharin, NHD, cyclamate, D-t...

Defective sweet taste receptor gene shapes cat cuisine

...t-tasting compounds like sugars and high intensity sweeteners because their sweet taste receptor is defective," comments Xia Li, PhD, a molecular geneticist at Monell and lead author of the current study. "An obvious place to look, therefore, is at the genes coding for the sweet-taste receptor." The mammalian ...

Health, food, new technologies featured during ACS meeting Oct. 17-20 in Peoria, Ill.

...ts that contain high-fructose corn syrup and other sweeteners could one day get a fresh makeover using honey, researchers say. Scientists at the University of Illinois in Urbana say the ancient sweetener may be a healthier alternative than corn syrup due to its higher level of antioxidants, compounds which are ...

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